Big Brekkie

Today staff 'tucked in to save lives' by holding a Big Brekkie for Christian Aid Week. We were able to fight poverty with a bacon barm! We we're also able to incorporate some Fairtrade products into our Big Brekkie in order to move on to achieving our next award,...

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Primary Pupils Visit SHS

On Friday the EBACC faculty were visited by year five students from some of our local primary schools. Together with some year 7 students we learned about human rights in the UK and the possibility of them changing in the future to a British bill of rights. Students...

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ZooLab

Year 8's had a very exciting day today as ZooLAB came to visit with an array of exotic and fascinating animals! They have been studying ecosystems and animal adaptations as part of their Geography curriculum and have been very lucky to see nature first hand. They were...

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RAK Week

This week Shevington pupils and staff have been spreading smiles with the Random Acts of Kindness focus for The British Heart Foundation. A total of £145.00 was raised for the charity and pupils and staff enjoyed sending messages, roses, chocolates, teddies and cards...

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

RAK week commences on 8th February – Last week of term! Monday, items to send to your Valentine, or person you want to spoil, say thank you to or simply pay them a compliment. Orders can be placed in preparation for the two days of RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS on Thursday...

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Where is God Assessment

Year 7 students have been taking part in the Spirited Arts competition this week during their RE lessons. In preparation for the lesson students planned their pieces and some made a start at home building all sorts of models and creations. We have been very impressed...

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Shevington Goes Live!

Today, Year 11 pupils listened to a live broadcast from a school in London where Rudi Oppenheimer gave his testimony about growing up under Nazi rule and his time in a transit and concentration camp. This was both moving and inspirational and Shevington pupils were...

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Shevington High School pupils came together to remember the genocide during WW2. They were joined by some pupils from Blackburn Central High School to participate in a testimony made by a Holocaust survivor. As part of this very important memorial, butterflies were...

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Christmas Cheer at Shevington!

Today, the EBACC team have been spreading Christmas cheer. Their team of Little Elves have been delivering gold coins which have been bought and sent from one member of staff to another to spread some Christmas good will as well as to raise money for our Christmas...

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Interfaith Conference

Some of our wonderful Year 8 and 9 pupils have just returned from an informative and engaging interfaith conference hosted by our link school Blackburn Central High School. The conference addressed the theme of charity in both Christian and Islam faiths and was a...

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Civil War

Year 8 Have been learning how The English Civil War started and as part of their enrichment took on the challenge of buying their own army and fighting battles with weapons of the time

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Shevington promotes ‘Let Girls Learn.’

Pupils have currently got the opportunity to take part in ‘Let Girls Learn’ which is an initiative set up recently by Michelle Obama. Its purpose is to raise awareness for the #62milliongirls who do not have access to an education. Shevington High has been raising...

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Astley Hall Trip

As part of their study of Tudor and Stuart England year 8 pupils went to visit Astley Hall, they were introduced to some local history and how this local landmark was entangled into the Civil War. The 21 pupils were exemplary and were outstanding ambassadors for our...

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Year 7 Learn About the Earth

Year 7 started the year off by learning about The Geological Timescale in their geography lessons. They travelled to six different periods of the timescale investigating what mammals, insects and rocks were on Earth.

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Student Shop

This week a group of year eight and nine students have been organising the opening of a new student ran shop. The shop will be open during registration and break time in the cash office. They will start by selling basic equipment but this may expand according to...

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Spanish Day

Friday 26th June saw Shevington High School's first ever annual Year 7 Spanish Day. Pupils were treated to a "trip to Spain" where they completed a variety of exciting language-based tasks including; completing boarding cards for their "trip"; obtaining money from a...

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Natives of America

Year 7 have been learning about the Native peoples of North America. They have been trying to see how it would be to live with a different culture and perspective on life. Pupils have made totem poles and used images used by Indian tribes to represent aspects of their...

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Fundraising for Nepal

During the last week of term Shevington High School held special assemblies, focusing on Nepal and the plight of many fellow humans in need after the two earthquakes struck their country. The Ebacc Faculty invited staff to a charity ‘Afternoon Tea’ at the end of the...

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Polyglotz Languages Day

This week Shevington High School Languages Department were delighted to welcome Year 5 pupils from local primary schools for our well-established ‘Polyglotz’ Languages Day. Pupils enjoyed lively lessons in French, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin and continental snacks...

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Easter Fun for year 8

As part of our commitment to rewards and giving pupils a broad, interesting and all round curriculum.  The Humanities team offered a Easter Egg bingo to all year 8 pupils and the money raised went to Marie Currie. The staff of Shevington provided an enormous amount of...

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Holocaust Memorial Day

The RE and History departments at Shevington High School organised a Holocaust focus day for Year 9 students to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. Holocaust Memorial Day is on the 27th January every year and marks the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. On...

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Christmas with the “stars”

As the Autumn term came to a close all the Humanities Trainee teachers arranged a Xmas dance and sing a long. Mr Humphreys brought all his disco and karaoke equipment and year 7 together with Mr Morley participated with enthusiasm and enjoyed the Christmas Spirit. ...

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School falls silent as pupils pay their respects

As this year is 100 years since the carnage of WWI, Shevington High School pupils came together to remember the fallen in a conserved effort to show that these soldiers and their families hadn't been forgotten. During the morning, pupils made poppies, wreaths and...

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Remembrance Open Morning

  On Tuesday 11th November all Shevington High School pupils will be working together producing poppies, making wreathes, drama pieces, poetry and songs to remember and reflect on the First World War. At 10.30am there will be a memorial service where pupils will...

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Paris Trip October 2014

Some of our pupils have just returned from a fun-filled and action-packed weekend in Paris led by the Languages department. The trip was a huge success and extremely well enjoyed by all pupils. They managed to fit so much into such a small space of time and...

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Year 8 “Bugfest”

The Geography Department at Shevington High School organised an exciting creepy-crawly meet-and-greet on Thursday 9th October. Our Year 8 pupils had the chance to see and even hold some of the insects, snails, spiders and snakes from around the World! Year 8 Geography...

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Geography Field Trip

Year 11 were taken on an adventure to the East Coast on the 26th and 27th of September this year as part of their GCSE controlled assessment which accounts for 25% of their final grade in Geography! The field trip involved around 36 pupils as well as a handful of...

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